Candlestick

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-193895

Description

Ceramic candlestick. Domed hexagonal base with three tiers. Top tier has three circular rings, middle tier has two circular rings, bottom tier is a flat hexagonal platform. Dark purple glaze. Nannie Borden Phillips butterfly mark on bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candlesticks
ceramic (material)
Candlestick

Inscription

Butterfly mark (Written in black ink. Butterfly has small head, one antennae, diamond shaped wings, fish shaped body.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Phillips, Nannie Jencks (Borden), 1877-1963

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

8 3/4 (H), 5 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1762